Friday, 19 August, 2022
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FF Suranjan Das, wife killed in Canada road crash

Valiant Freedom Fighter (FF) Major (retd) Suranjan Das and his wife Suparna Das were killed in a road accident in Vancouver, Canada in the early hours of Saturday (BST). He was 82, reports BSS.

Nirmlendu Das Rana, Chairman of Kargaon Union of Nabiganj Upazila in Habiganj, confirmed the incident.

Suranjan Das was a second-year-student of Chittagong University during 1971 liberation war.

He, later, crossed the border to receive training at Eco-One Training Camp in Meghalaya, India. Later, he joined the Mukti Bahini under Sector 5 in Bangladesh.

Das was a valiant freedom fighter of Ghumghumia village of Nabiganj upazila. After the independence of Bangladesh, Das joined the Bangladesh Army and retired shortly after.

He served as the publisher of ‘Dainik Matribhumi’ newspaper published from Dhaka.

During his stay in Canada, he regularly participated in various social activities.